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Calvin’s preaching – 2

As noted last month, in his preaching John Calvin began at the beginning of a book and expounded it passage by passage, clause by clause, sermon after sermon, until he came to the end.

Rear View Mirror Professor Michael Haykin
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Then he started on another book. This way of preaching was not unique to Calvin in the Reformation. Others like Huldrych Zwingli had used it. And, well before them, some of the early Christian preachers, like John Chrysostom, had preached in this way.